Sherburn-in-Elmet

A Historic Yorkshire Village

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Find out the latest news and updates happening in Sherburn in Elmet below. From local community matters and news stories to articles and journalist reports, everything you need to know about the growing village of Sherburn in Elmet can be found here, all in one handy place. Our news stories are factual and completely unbiased. If you have some news you’d like us to cover, just email us and let us know via our contact page.

The 2021 Census

13th January, 2021

The census is coming. By taking part, you can help inform decisions on services that shape your community, such as healthcare, education and transport. The census is a unique survey that happens every 10 years. It gives a snapshot of all the people and households in England and Wales – the most detailed information we […]

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British Gypsum donates £10,000 to struggling charities this Christmas

21st December, 2020

Christmas parties may be cancelled this year, but British Gypsum, operating at Sherburn In Elmet, North Yorkshire, is still spreading Christmas cheer. The manufacturer is gifting £10,000 to a number of causes, including children’s charity Barnardo’s and construction industry charity CRASH. Their gift to Charity this December recognises the shortfall in cash many charities have […]

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Local community survey on behalf of British Gypsum

16th December, 2020

Social Change UK, a social research and campaign company specialising in behavioural insights and behaviour change, are currently working on an important project on behalf of British Gypsum. Social Change UK are working to understand what impact and value British Gypsum have had on their local communities and start conversations as to how the company […]

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Local community survey on behalf of British Gypsum

50 Christmas Dinners

7th December, 2020

Elmet Lions is the local member of the Lions Club International. Based in Sherburn in Elmet they get involved with lots of fundraising events and activities as well as local projects to help raise money and provide support for local needs. This Christmas they have organised for 50 home-cooked Christmas Dinners to be provided and […]

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50 Christmas Dinners

Pupils leave lasting legacy as new school extension progresses

2nd December, 2020

The extensive refurbishment and extension project at Hungate primary school is well underway with work due to complete in April 2021. The £2.5 million refurbishment and extension will almost double capacity and meet growing population demands. Some of the students have had the opportunity to leave a lasting legacy by signing some of the steel […]

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Pupils leave lasting legacy as new school extension progresses

New Books for Hungate Primary School

27th November, 2020

  Elmet Lions have teamed up with Wincanton Logistics and Sainsbury’s to jointly present a cheque for £1200 to Hungate Primary School, which will provide new books and reading programme for their library.   Despite this year being a challenging one, with increased restrictions and having less people on site, both Sainsbury’s and Wincanton feel […]

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New Books for Hungate Primary School

All Saints’ Parish Church Christmas Cards

3rd November, 2020

Due to the ongoing pandemic, All Saints’ Parish Church in Sherburn has been unable to host regular fundraising events and activities. Therefore, this year they have a selection of Christmas cards available to order that will help raise funds for the Church. They are offering five different designs, and you can buy a pack of […]

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Free School Meals Here

23rd October, 2020

Thanks to the generosity of the local community, businesses and groups, once again Sherburn in Elmet has pulled together in difficult circumstances to support others less fortunate. Recently the government announced that free school meals would not be available this half term holiday. They felt there was enough support available to these families and so […]

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Free School Meals Here

Sherburn in Elmet 100 Club Community Volunteer Awards 2020

8th October, 2020

The awards have now been handed out to all the winners of the Sherburn in Elmet 100 Club Community Volunteer Awards. The awards recognise the local people and businesses who have helped the community throughout the pandemic in a variety of different ways. Local residents nominated all of the finalists for their hard work and […]

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Sherburn in Elmet 100 Club Community Volunteer Awards 2020

The 100 Club Community Volunteer Awards

7th September, 2020

The finalists have now been announced for the ‘100 Club Community Volunteer Awards’. This year’s ‘100 Club’ Community Volunteer Awards recognises both individuals and groups who have helped the community in many ways during the COVID-19 pandemic. There are three awards categories which are: Community Volunteer, Fundraiser, and Going the extra mile. There are 16 […]

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Changes to local bus services

25th August, 2020

There will be a change to some of the local bus routes and times for some of the services in Sherburn. North Yorkshire County Council are making the changes to some services based on feedback from passengers to make the service better. From the 7th September, Service 77 Wetherby – Tadcaster will be replaced by […]

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Sherburn Shake House Grand Opening – 27th August 2020

14th August, 2020

A new business is coming to Sherburn and South Milford called Sherburn Shake House, and their grand opening is 27th August. Sherburn Shake House offer sweet treats including milkshakes, cupcakes and pick & mix style sweets delivered straight to your door. They provide fast delivery to Sherburn and South Milford. Take a look at their […]

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Sherburn Shake House Grand Opening – 27th August 2020